Greenstone plant producing building panelsThroughout his years in the construction industry, James Kennedy has seen his share of building materials. But it wasn’t until he attended a trade show in 2012 that he discovered a new system that measured up to his high expectations.“I was actively pursuing a better way to build,” Kennedy said. “I saw the new codes coming and realized that we’ve just got to do something, especially to stay ahead of the curve.”His find was a lightweight building panel composed of light-gauge steel frames that a...
A slumping economy didn’t detract from a
solid year of construction in the City of North Bay with $68.8
million recorded in the value of building permits for 2015.
It was a slight $1.6 million increase over the
$67.2 million posted in 2014.
"At the beginning of budget process in
2015, it wa...
The newly constructed Nipigon River Bridge will
be partially opened to traffic on Nov. 28.
The Ontario government announced the westbound
lanes of the $106-million cable-stayed span will open to two-way
traffic as the first phase of construction draws to a close.
Work on the eastbound lan...
Pearson Plaza in Elliot Lake is on
track to be completed and open for business in the spring of 2016.Three years in the making, the
$3.5-million shopping centre development started in 2012 and was
scheduled to be complete a year later.Site preparation for Pearson Plaza,
named for the nearby Les...
The City of Sault Ste. Marie is
considering implementing development charges for new building
projects in the city.Fees collected from developers go
toward the cost of linking new residential, commercial and industrial
buildings to amenities like roads, sewer, water, and hydro. The Sault